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Social Democrats do well in European elections

Published on March 28, 2011 By Rick DLoss

In yesterday’s elections, the French Socialists (PS) and the German Social Democrats (SDP) did very well.  Both of these parties represent the center-left position.  And both of these parties lost the presidential elections during the last cycle.  The French President Nicolas Sarkozy heads the center-right Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) and German Chancellor Angela […]

One Nation Working Together, 10.2.10

Published on October 7, 2010 By Rick DLoss

In the wee hours of Saturday morning I readied myself for the long day trip to Washington.  I talked Debbie into giving me a ride downtown because I wasn’t sure if there would be a bus at 5:15 AM on a Saturday.  Fortunately, because it was Saturday, that drive downtown was only 10 minutes.  Close […]

2010 National Convention

Published on September 23, 2010 By Rick DLoss

On September 1, 2010 Social Democrats USA held its biennial convention.  Because of the travel distances involved, the convention was held by “web-conference”.  The convention was stimulating to say the least.  Guests Herb Engstrom of the Santa Clara County Democratic Committee and Roger Clayman, Executive Director of the Long Island Federation of Labor, provided great […]